Valentine’s Day ideas in London: Most romantic things to do during a trip to the capital with your other half
11 February 2020, 13:33 | Updated: 11 February 2020, 17:47
London has plenty of fun activities to offer for all budgets, including a speedboat ride, hotel stays and afternoon tea.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, which means couples everywhere are trying to plan how to spend their romantic weekend together.
But if you're struggling for ideas, why not take a trip to London this February 14th and spend the day checking out all the capital has to offer?
If you still need inspiration, here's a list of all the most romantic things you can do in the city on Valentine's Day 2020.
If luxury is something you’re after, look no further than Flemings Mayfair Hotel. Opened in 1851, Flemings expanded to include 13 townhouses and has been run by the Gulhati family for the past 40 years.
Centrally located right near the Green Park Station, this high end boutique is the perfect place to relax after a day of shopping, eating and exploring the capital.
With stunning room decor, you will feel every bit a celebrity in this warmly-welcoming hotel. Included is a delicious breakfast complete with home-made pastries, a selection of freshly baked breads and a variety of cured meats and fruits.
Price: £310 for one night stay for two and breakfast included
Boundary London will be hosting a romantic evening for couples, with a special four course meal enjoyed inside the rooftop’s indoor dining room.
The deal is available on the 14th February and will begin with a French Rose 75 welcome cocktail, followed by a selection of delicious homemade canapés on arrival.
Guests can choose from a range of starters and main dishes, with the sharing dessert option set to be the star of the show, dressed in edible flowers that will be the perfect romantic ending to the meal.
Price: £75.00 per person
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If you are after something a little more affordable, The Real Greek allows guests to relive the flavours, passion and fun of Greek dining, with 17 restaurants dotted across central London
The Real Greek is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day as couples can share a whole host of reasonably priced meze dishes, souvlaki wraps and salads as well over a good bottle of wine.
Price: Hot and Cold mezes are around £4-£7, while main dishes start at £6
Try out London’s Circus restaurant and late-night bar for a different Valentine’s Day experience.
Nestled in London’s vibrant Convent Garden, you can watch the acrobats grace the beaming tables, from fire-breathers and contortionists to aerialists and more.
Enjoy it over a bottle of Prosecco and enjoy the dazzling spectacle in style.
Price: £29 including entry for two and a bottle of Prosecco
What could make Valetine's Day more special than spending it with the one you love? Cocktails, that's what. This Valentine's Day, treat yourself and your partner to dining and cocktails at London's K West Hotel & Spa.
Available on 14th February at K West Hotel & Spa is a creative three-course menu and cocktails at Studio Bar, where men can enjoy the rum-based Call Me Jerry; a mix of Sailor Jerry Rum, lime juice, Dash of vanilla, Dash of orange bitters and topped up with Ginger Ale.
Meanwhile, the ladies can sip on the Little Miss; a blend of Absolut Mandarin, St Germain, Aperol, fresh pink grapefruit juice, lime juice and egg white served in a Martini Glass.
If you want to treat your partner to an extra special Valentine's Day this year, spend the night at the beautiful and luxurious hotel and spa.
Kick back with some champagne in your bedroom or unwind in the relaxing spa, it's up to you.
Price: £50 per person for Valentine's Day menu with free glass of Prosecco, £12.50 per cocktail, check website for overnight stay prices
If your other half is a thrill-seeker, treat them to a 50-minute ride on a RIB jet speedboat.
You will be twisting, turning and speeding over the water whilst passing an array of iconic attractions from the O2 to Canary Wharf.
Is there a better way to see London from one of the world’s most iconic rivers?
Price: £59 voucher for two
Take your other half to Harrods this Valentine’s Day and the two of you could indulge in the ultimate Afternoon Tea in the capital.
Located in the heart of London, Knightsbridge, couples will tuck into a delectable cream tea including scones with clotted cream and homemade preserves, along with a pot of refreshing tea.
And why not have a spot of retail therapy afterwards?
Price: £60 for two
If you want to just kick back and relax this Valentine's Day, you can have everything sorted out for you with Hilton London Bankside's overnight package.
Spanning from 14th February to 29th February, the package includes an overnight stay at the Hilton London Bankside Hotel, and includes a three-course-meal at OXBO (with bottomless red or white wine!), as well as a beer tasting flight and a grooming session for the special man in your life.
If you're not looking for an overnight stay, you can book the three-course meal in OXBO for £65 per person or the beer tasting flight in The Distillery for £20 per person.
Price: £359 per couple for overnight package
Fancy meal with live entertainment
In Soho, 100 Wardour St Bar & Lounge are enabling you to dedicate your favourite song to whoever you wish to spend Valentine's Day with, thanks to the live roaming band.
Get ready to be serenaded and receive the ultimate Valentine's gift! In the Restaurant & Bar, take a journey through the world’s greatest love songs with J Sol and Empire of Sound who will ensure that 100 Wardour St is filled with a whole lot of love.
Price: Three-course menu for £60 per person.
Swanky Mayfair restaurant, Quaglino's are offering a powerhouse performance from one of the UK and the US’s most celebrated female artists and lead singer of Chic, Kimberly Davis.
Throughout the evening, you can feast on a sumptuous three course Valentine’s Day set menu whilst Aimee Sophia, Jermaine Jackman and the spectacular Kimberly Davis provide the soundtrack.
Quaglino's are also offering a bespoke selection of Valentine's cocktails which include a sharing cocktail along with cocktails for him & her.
Price: Three-course menu for £100 each, or £60 each between the hours of 5:30pm-6pm.